Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year contract extension

Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year contract extension

(AP Picture/Michael Perez, File). FILE – On this Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, file photograph, Philadelphia Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery smiles earlier than an NFL soccer recreation towards the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The Eagles have signed Jeffery to a four-year contract …

By ROB MAADDIAP Professional Soccer Author

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia Eagles have signed huge receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension that runs by 2021.

The deal introduced Saturday is reportedly value $52 million, with $27 million assured. The 27-year-old Jeffery signed a one-year cope with the Eagles in free company in March after enjoying for the Chicago Bears his first 5 seasons.

“I like it right here,” Jeffery mentioned in a press release issued by the workforce. “I am blessed to have the chance to play for this group and for these followers. Everybody has welcomed me with open arms and now I am wanting ahead to being right here for a very long time. We have now a fantastic group right here and I am excited to be part of it.”

The Eagles lead the NFL with a 10-1 report and play at Seattle (7-Four) on Sunday.

Jeffery is tied for fifth within the NFL with seven landing catches. He’s second on the workforce with 43 receptions and 619 yards receiving.

“Alshon has been an amazing addition to this group on and off the sector,” the workforce mentioned in a press release. “We place a precedence on ensuring we’re in a position to construct the workforce round high quality gamers like Alshon who embrace this workforce and this metropolis the best way he has. We’re enthusiastic about his future right here.”

Jeffery has 347 receptions for five,168 yards and 33 touchdowns in 74 profession video games.

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